Liverpool lost 5:0 to Manchester City last weekend so they will need to rebuild their confidence against Burnley. The Reds drew Sevilla 2-2 in the midweek’s Champions League game. It was another disappointing night for Klopp as he watched Firmino missing a penalty and Joe Gomez getting sending off.
Burnley has had a good start of the season with a 3-2 win against Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge. The Clarets carried on by holding Tottenham to a 1-1 draw at Wembley. They are sending an early message to the elites in the division that they are a team to be respected. Last week saw Burnley picking their first home win of the season against Crystal Palace on a 1-0 margin. They lost their opening home game to West Brom by the same margin.
Head to head
Burnley defeated Liverpool 2-0 when the team met in the first leg. But. Liverpool had their revenge with a 2-1 win in the return leg at Anfield. There are no draws in the last 7 meetings between the two clubs in all competitions. The Reds won 5 of those and lost 2.